Government of Canada investing $275M in $40B Kitimat LNG complex

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The Government of Canada is investing $275 million to support LNG Canada ’s major liquefied natural gas (LNG) complex in Kitimat, British Columbia. LNG Canada received required regulatory approvals in 2015 and is the first Canadian LNG project to reach a final investment decision.

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Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus testing battery-electric MCI D45 CRTe LE coach in Canada

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Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus is the first to test MCI’s first all-electric coach—the MCI D45 CRTe LE CHARGE, designed for long-range express routes—in Canada. Bus Canada Electric (Battery

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Canada plans its first nationwide EV tax credit

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through his latest budget proposal, Canada is planning to implement its first nationwide tax credit for buyers of electric cars—one that may not apply to Tesla vehicles. Canada OntarioJust as President Trump is threatening to eliminate the plug-in vehicle tax credit in the U.S. Last summer, Tesla sales took off in Ontario when the company began shipping.

Canada and California to work together on cleaner transportation

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Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the Chair of the California Air Resources Board, Mary Nichols, today signed a new cooperation agreement to advance cleaner vehicles and fuels. The transportation sector is the source of nearly a quarter of Canada’s carbon emissions and more than 40% of California’s. Canada is currently completing a mid-term review of its light duty vehicle regulations. Canada Electric (Battery) Emissions Regulations

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Canada investing $2M in $5.1M project to develop energy-efficient comminution technology for mining: conjugate-anvil-hammer mill (CAHM)

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The net result would be new mine projects, jobs and capacity development in Canada’s north. This project is funded through Natural Resources Canada’s Clean Growth Program, which invests in clean technology research and development projects in Canada’s energy, mining and forest sectors.

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Canada ZEV sales up 30% in 1H 2019 after launch of federal incentive program

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Sales of all zero-emission vehicles in Canada for the first six months of 2019 are up 30% compared with last year. To support the transition to a low-carbon transportation system, the Government of Canada has set sales targets for new zero-emission vehicles in Canada. Sales targets for new zero-emission vehicles in Canada: 10% of new light-duty vehicle sales by to zero-emission vehicles by 2025, 30% by 2030, and 100% by 2040. Canada Electric (Battery) Policy Sales

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Electric Ford F-150 already exists, as second-life conversion kit in Canada

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Canada fleet Green LifeThe all-electric Ford F-150 teased for the first time last week is something to get excited about—especially as an electric version of the top-selling vehicle in America.

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Walmart Canada commits to 100% alternatively powered fleet vehicles by 2028; orders 30 more Tesla semis

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Walmart Canada plans to power its fleet using 100% alternative power by 2028. The first 20 Tesla Semis will be used to support Walmart Canada’s fleet base in Mississauga, Ontario. —John Bayliss, senior vice-president, logistics and supply chain, Walmart Canada.

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NR Canada seeking commercialization partner for methane oxidation catalyst

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Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is seeking expressions of interest from firms which wish to enter into a commercial licensing arrangement to bring to market its methane oxidation catalyst. NRCan has filed international patent applications in Canada, US, Germany, India and Sweden, for a robust methane oxidation catalyst that reduces unburned methane contained in exhaust streams (methane slip) from lean burn natural gas vehicles/engines. Canada Emissions Engines Natural Gas

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Canada launches new $4.5M challenge to accelerate battery innovation; $1M grand prize

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Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Amarjeet Sohi, announced a new $4.5-million Impact Canada challenge aimed at accelerating made-in-Canada battery innovation to better position the country in the highly competitive global market. where ministers from federal, provincial and territorial governments were meeting under the theme Competitiveness and Innovation in Canada’s Energy and Mining Sectors. Batteries Canada

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Tesla dominated electric-car sales in Canada in June

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Electric cars accounted for nearly 3 percent of all passenger vehicles sold in Canada in June, thanks to a surge of Tesla Model 3 deliveries. Canada Car SalesWith the California-based automaker famously coy about country-by-country deliveries, June delivery data won’t be finalized until later this month. Several other automakers also decline to break out.

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Tesla Model 3 becomes eligible for Canada's EV tax credit with 93-mile version

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Tesla announced a new entry-level version of the Tesla Model 3 for Canada on Wednesday. The new version is designed to limbo under the $45,000 (Canadian) price cap on Canada's new $5,000 (Canadian) electric-vehicle tax credit, which was itself designed to exclude wealthy Tesla buyers from receiving government rebates for buying their new cars. Canada EV tax credit

Volkswagen Group Canada forms Electrify Canada to install network of ultra-fast electric vehicle chargers

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Volkswagen Group Canada has formed Electrify Canada, a new company that will build an ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) direct current (DC) charging network across Canada. The initial Electrify Canada plan includes the installation of 32 EV charging sites near major highways and in major metro areas in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec. —Daniel Weissland, president and CEO, Volkswagen Group Canada, Inc. Canada Electric (Battery) Infrastructure

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Electrify Canada maps out more than 20 places to charge at 350 kw

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Meanwhile, its equivalent organization to the north, Electrify Canada, is a voluntary effort is just getting started—with some very fast 350-kw chargers. Electrify Canada announced Wednesday that it would be installing more.

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Government of Canada to develop a national Zero-Emissions Vehicle strategy by 2018

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The Government of Canada is moving forward with provincial and territorial partners, industry and stakeholders, to develop a national strategy to increase the number of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVS)—battery electric, plug-in hybrid, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles—on Canadian roads by 2018. Transportation accounts for about 24% of Canada’s emissions, mostly from cars and trucks. Canada Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Plug-ins Policy

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VW electric charger network spreads to Canada

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Volkswagen announced Thursday that it will set up a similar network in Canada—called Electrify Canada, logically enough. Electrify Canada plans to set up 32 DC fast-charging stations in major Canadian cities and along highways across the country. Mirroring its Electrify America network of public fast chargers for electric cars in the U.S., Charging Networks Electrify America

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, May 2018: Rewriting records

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Last month, the Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid set a new single-month sales record for plug-in electric vehicles in Canada and sold 589 units. sales CanadaOne month later, that sales pace—plus one car—is only good enough for fourth place. Nissan shattered Mitsubishi’s record in May with 906 sales of its Leaf electric car, astounding by.

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Post-Peak: plug-in electric-car sales in Canada for July

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Sales data for plug-in cars in Canada in June and July show the effect of large purchase incentives. In its first full month of availability in Canada in June, the Tesla Model 3 racked up 2,329 sales, shattering the country’s monthly record for electric-car sales and making it the 16th bestselling car in the country overall. Canada

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Shoppers in Canada may wait nearly a year to buy new Chevy Bolt EV

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The new Chevy Bolt EV was a long time coming, but interested buyers in some parts of Canada may have to wait longer. A GM spokeswoman in Canada confirmed the delay. BEV CanadaKent Wallace reported to us last week that Toronto-area dealerships were quoting shoppers an 8- to 12-month wait for the 238-mile electric car. DON'T MISS: Driving a Chevy Bolt EV.

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US, Canada, Japan, Netherlands, and EC launch new hydrogen initiative

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At the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM10) meeting, a new international hydrogen partnership was announced under the leadership of the United States, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands and the European Commission with participation of several other CEM member countries.

VW ID 3 for Canada, Tesla million-mile battery, an EV digital divide: Today’s Car News

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Volkswagen considers the idea of bringing the ID 3 electric hatchback to Canada but not the U.S. The Golf-sized Volkswagen ID 3 electric car might be sold in Canada, eventually, but. Tesla-affiliated research suggests a million-mile battery is close.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, October 2016: Volt's seven-peat

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Though Chevy Volt sales in Canada fell from stratospheric to mere tropospheric levels in October, the vehicle remains Canada's monthly sales leader for the seventh consecutive month. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The Chicago Cubs won the World Series for the first time in 108 years; the Chevy Volt won the Canadian electric-car sales trophy for the seventh time in seven months.

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Government of Canada to buy Trans Mountain Pipeline System and Expansion Project for C$4.5B, resume planing and construction

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The Government of Canada will purchase Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline system and the expansion project (TMEP) for C$4.5 billion); Kinder Morgan has agreed to work with the Government of Canada to seek a third-party buyer for the Trans Mountain Pipeline system and TMEP.

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, May 2016: Canada crosses 20,000 cars with plugs

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The Chevy Volt's May sales numbers put it in the driver's seat in Canada for the fourth time in five months The country welcomed its 10,000th plug-in electric vehicle around October 2014, about 40 months after the first Nissan Leafs arrived. sales Canada New car sales plug-in cars

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New Government, New Hope For More Electric Cars In Canada?

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Politics Canada energy policy incentives plug-in carsCanadian electric vehicle advocates can look at the election of Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party with cautious optimism, and not just for the party's promise to install charging stations at government buildings. Gerald Butts, Prime Minister Trudeau's chief policy advisor, played a role in the Province of Ontario's decision to shutter its coal.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, March 2018: Prius Prime rivals Volt

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The Chevy Volt won its umpteenth monthly plug-in sales title in Canada last month, but soaring sales of other models were the big story in the Canuck electric vehicle market—which may have reached 1.75 The Volt tallied 555 March sales, Canada’s second-best single-month total for any model, second only to. sales Canada New car sales plug-in cars

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Quebec passes Canada's first zero-emission vehicle rule, to start in 2018

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Quebec's Assemblée Nationale passed the regulation on October 26 by a unanimous vote of 112 to 0, and to universal praise from Canada's electric vehicle community. Canada California plug-in cars Zero Emission Vehicle regulation state laws QuebecQuebec has become the first Canadian province to adopt a requirement for sales of a certain number of zero-emission vehicles, similar to the one in effect in California.

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Plug-in electric car cales in Canada, Nov 2016: Bolts from the blue?

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Canada's first three Chevrolet Bolt EVs were registered in October, no doubt for media test-drives and dealership training ahead of the 238-mile electric car's Canadian launch. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsThat event is expected to take place early next year, but with photos of truckloads of Bolt EVs headed for U.S. dealers, their counterparts north of the border will clearly.

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Government of Canada announces national plan for carbon pricing

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The Government of Canada has proposed a pan-Canadian approach to pricing carbon emissions; under the new plan, all Canadian jurisdictions will have carbon pricing in place by 2018. To accomplish this, Canada will set a benchmark for pricing carbon emissions—set at a level that will help Canada meet its greenhouse gas emission targets. The Government of Canada will provide a pricing system for provinces and territories that do not adopt one of the two systems by 2018.

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Government of Canada to invest up to $30M to support development of first low-noise and low-emissions tanker

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The Government of Canada recognizes that marine species, including the Southern Resident killer whale, are impacted by underwater vessel noise. The $1.5-billion Oceans Protection Plan is the largest investment ever made to protect Canada’s coasts and waterways.

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Canada fines VW, Mercedes EQC production, FCA and Foxconn: Today’s Car News

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And the VW scandal is still costing the automaker—this time in Canada. Mercedes-Benz says full speed ahead on its EQC electric SUV. FCA is in talks with that company that made your iPhone. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Driving a Chevy Bolt EV electric car across Canada, all the way

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To celebrate Canada's 150th birthday, Barb Hetherington and Buddy Boyd embarked on their maiden voyage to prove electric car travel is feasible in a very large country with some very sparsely populated areas. Canada road trips plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV With a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV as their chariot, and their dog Piper for company, the couple left Victoria, British Columbia. They don't plan.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Aug 2017: Chevy Volt's 50th win

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Much has changed since its September 2011 arrival in the home of the beaver—which, we note, is not just Oregon State University’s mascot, but Canada’s national animal as well. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsThe Chevrolet Volt won its 17th straight Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales title in August, which became its 50th overall.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, September 2016: new record?

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sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsThe past week has brought a "hat trick" of good news for Canadian plug-in electric vehicle owners. The Toronto Blue Jays made the major-league baseball playoffs, the Canadian government announced a national carbon price to come by 2018, and a spectacular September almost certainly shattered monthly electric-car sales records. DON'T MISS: U.S.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada for Jan: Outlander has landed (plus 2017 analysis)

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If that ratio holds, the Outlander PHEV could become Canada’s second. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV helped the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market to its first 1,000-unit January last month. The company sold 174 of its plug-in hybrid SUV in its first full month on sale, representing about 30 percent of overall Outlander sales.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Feb 2018: turning over new Leafs

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Unfortunately for the world’s best-selling plug-in electric vehicle (and third-best in Canada), its tally was beaten by both the Volkswagen e-Golf and. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Cumulative Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales surpassed 50,000 units in February, aided by the second-generation 2018 Nissan Leaf, which sold 179 units in its “rookie” month.

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Renault Twizy 40 arrives in Canada

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Twizy, Renault’s all-electric quadricyle, has been certified by Transport Canada, and is now set for release on the Canadian market. Renault’s local partner, AZRA Canada, will be selling Twizy 40 from summer 2016.

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SFU researchers find promise for plug-in vehicles in Canada, but need for increased supply and policy support

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New work by a team at Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Canada has found that more than one-third of Canadian buyers want a plug-in vehicle (PEV), with the majority of those (89—93%) wanting a plug-in hybrid rather than a pure electric vehicle.

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Fusion Hybrid needs to burn more gas to keep engine healthy: Ford Canada

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The answer, at least according to Ford Canada, is when the hybrid in question is driven in a cold climate, but only for short distances. Maintenance CanadaHere's a riddle to consider. When is it a good thing for a hybrid car to burn more gasoline? CHECK OUT: 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid: Quick Winter Gas Mileage Test (Mar 2013) After a customer complained of problems.

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U of Waterloo Autonomoose autonomous vehicle on the road in Canada

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Researchers from the University of Waterloo Center for Automotive Research (WatCAR) in Canada are modifying a Lincoln MKZ Hybrid to autonomous drive-by-wire operation. Ontario is the first province in Canada to create a pilot program to test automated vehicles on its roads.

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Canada targets cutting GHGs 30% below 2005 levels by 2030; new regulations for oil and gas, power, petrochemicals

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Canada Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced that Canada plans to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30% below 2005 levels by 2030. Regulations for natural gas-fired electricity, which would build on Canada’s existing coal-fired electricity regulations.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Apr 2017: plus ça change.

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In April, the Chevy Volt enjoyed its 13th consecutive month as Canada's best-selling plug in electric vehicle, and its 46th month overall. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The Volt remains the undisputed king of the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market. While overshadowed by other vehicles in its home U.S. market, the Volt's leadership of the Canadian plug-in segment recalls.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, June 2017: Prime time

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That province is the home of Canada’s sole zero-emission vehicle mandate, patterned on California’s. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Toyota made a strong return to the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market in June, selling 144 Prius Prime plug-in hybrids. The tally is all the more remarkable as the vehicle has so far launched only in Quebec.

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